Children’s Kiva Montessori School

Elementary/Middle School - Board of Directors Meeting

Special Meeting

11.09.15 at 4:30 pm – 25 N. Beech

BOD Approved on 11.16.15

  1. Call to Order: Nate called the meeting to order at 4:36 pm.

  1. Roll Call:
  1. E/M S BOD: Tamia Hurst, Secretary; Nate Seeley, Treasurer; Chad Fish, Member; JenniLynn Lawrence, Member
  1. Absent: Julie Suckla, President; Kathy Stemmler, Member
  1. Administration: Josh Warinner, ED; Alexia Hudson, CHD; Susan Likes, FD
  2. Staff: Caitlin Munroe, John Whitehead, Cassy Whitehead, Mary Jo Standard, Krista Angell, Lea Gibbens, Lindsay Wilwol, Brooke Snyder, Sherry Grazda
  3. Rob Lee, consultant

  1. Open Discussion
  1. Nate reminded the Executive Director and Staff of the non-negotiable compliance with having 3 adults present at drop off and pick up at all times!
  2. Staff commented on the opportunity they had to meet with Rob Lee, which was very favorable.
  3. Rob discussed the uniqueness of Montessori teachers and implied that it was not an easy job.  He reminded us that having a little bit of struggle is a good thing, not a bad thing.

  1. Executive Session
  1. At 5:18 pm Nate moved to enter into Executive Session for the sole purpose of discussing personnel matters as authorized by Colorado Revised Statues 24-6-402(4)(f).  Nate stipulated that the E/M S BOD and Rob Lee be present.  Motion seconded, approved unanimously.  Motion carried.
  1. Executive Session was recorded on Tamia Hurst’s I-Phone.  Those in attendance: Tamia Hurst, Secretary; Nate Seeley, Treasurer; Chad Fish, Member; JenniLynn Lawrence, Member; Rob Lee.
  1. At 7:05 pm Nate moved to exit out of Executive Session.  Motion seconded, approved unanimously.  Motioned carried.

  1. New Business
  1. Action Item – Tamia will contact Josh regarding his role as Executive Director and the line of communication.
  2. Action Item – Tamia will create an agenda, draft an email for our Kiva Community, and update the website to include the upcoming meeting (see Calendar below).

  1. Calendaring
  1. Special BOD Meeting: Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 5:30 to 7 pm at Beech Street
  1. Rob Lee will present his preliminary plan for the transition of our school
  1. Board Retreat, November 13th and 14th 

  1. Adjournment: Chad moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded, unanimously approved.  Motion carried.  Meeting adjourned at 7:35 pm.

Prepared by Tamia Hurst, BOD Secretary

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